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Difference Between Solids And Liquids Explored Through New Pitch Drop Experiment
2014-07-03 08:17:15

Queen Mary, University of London Physicists at Queen Mary University of London have set up a new pitch drop experiment for students to explore the difference between solid and liquids. Known as the 'world's longest experiment', the set up at the University of Queensland was famous for taking ten years for a drop of pitch – a thick, black, sticky material – to fall from a funnel. Publishing in the journal Physics Education, the design of QMUL's trial is different to both...

2014-06-13 20:21:18

BATON ROUGE, La., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Men, women and children of all ethnicities, ages 16 and above. WHAT: PITCH PERFECT 2 casting invites all PITCH PERFECT fans to participate as crowd extras for a live performance taping that will be featured in the upcoming film. You must register and be confirmed to be allowed on set. **Register at www.pitchperfect2live.com.**...

2014-06-11 23:02:00

Learn how to throw a slider, pitching mechanics in Pitch Harder’s revolutionary program now available online at http://pitchharder.publishpath.com. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Pitch Harder is introducing a new revolutionary approach to training pitchers. This program is comprised of exactly everything baseball players need to take their pitching velocity to the next level. No more wondering if this year will be their year to excel. Pitchharder focuses on exactly what every pitcher...

2014-05-23 08:22:58

NEW YORK, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned for its passion of contemporary innovation and an enthusiasm for providing unusual performances, the Spoleto Festival USA opens its season tonight with the first fully staged production of John Adams' El Nino. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/90609 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/90610 Hailed as "a Messiah for the modern age" (Los Angeles Times), John Adams' El Nino tells the nativity story with...

Pitch Drops That Got The World Talking
2014-05-01 03:11:19

Institute of Physics In light of recent results from the "world's longest experiment", spanning more than 90 years, at the University of Queensland, a group of researchers from Trinity College Dublin explain the background behind their own pitch-drop experiment in this month's Physics World and offer an explanation as to why their research hit the headlines in 2013. Capturing the release of a drop of pitch – a thick, black, sticky material – from a funnel on camera seems mundane,...

2014-03-20 23:33:53

The site abb2u.com has recently presented a new review of Pure Pitch to show whether this product is worth purchasing. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Pure Pitch, created by Ryan Cameron, can help users develop absolute pitch and relative pitch quickly. It reveals the secret method that took a 16-year old teenager 6 weeks to master the art of pitch recognition. Cameron states firmly that many musicians have described this method as “the fastest and easiest approach to developing pitch...

2014-01-06 23:23:04

High-tech 'Ear Upgrade' from US College of Music, Inc. Uses Latest Research, Tech and Games to Bypass Consciousness and Train Perfect Pitch with Real Music in Real-Time Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 US College of Music, Inc. announces Perfect Pitch Bootcamp™, a personalized ear training environment and perfect pitch course that incorporates proprietary technologies and processes which bypass the second state of consciousness in order to train Absolute Pitch Recognition in...

2013-11-21 23:24:41

Game-induced hypnotic trance 'effortlessly' improves musicians' ears and empowers them to initiate social peace and harmony through shared peak musical experiences. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 At around $10,000, the Perfect Pitch Bootcamp™ intensive 14-day residential ear training perfect pitch course is not inexpensive, but, as US School of Commercial Music's Director Professor John Amaral says, "For many musicians, Perfect Pitch in the context of...

Bacteria Swim With Help From High-angle Helix
2013-08-13 15:33:24

Brown University It’s counterintuitive but true: Some microorganisms that use flagella for locomotion are able to swim faster in gel-like fluids such as mucus. Research engineers at Brown University have figured out why. It's the angle of the coil that matters. Findings are reported in Physical Review Letters. A high-angle helix helps microorganisms like sperm and bacteria swim through mucus and other viscoelastic fluids, according to a new study by researchers from Brown University...

2013-08-12 23:20:33

GeriJoy was recently featured on the “Power Pitch” segment of CNBC’s Power Lunch, a popular national television show for business-minded viewers and people interested in investing in startup companies. The Power Pitch expert judges voted an overall “in” on GeriJoy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 CNBC invited GeriJoy’s Founder & CEO, Victor Wang, to pitch his company on the “Power Pitch” segment of CNBC’s Power Lunch. On national television, Wang described...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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